Consistent positive growth in Singapore's online hiring
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Highlights
1. Online recruitment in Singapore maintained its positive uptrend in December 2018, with 5% year-on-year growth since December 2017, as per the latest Monster Employment Index (MEI).. 2. IT, Telecom, BPO/ITES recorded the most positive growth among all industries monitored, with a 23% y-o-y spike.. 3. 8 out of 12 occupations monitored showed positive demand growth, and Legal professionals were the most in-demand with 9% year-on-year growth.. 4. Healthcare professionals witnessed the most significant demand drop of 9% between December 2017 and 2018..
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The Monster Employment Index is a broad and comprehensive monthly analysis of online job posting activity conducted by Monster India. Based on a real-time review of millions of employer job opportunities culled from a large, representative selection of online career outlets, the Monster Employment Index presents a snapshot of employer online recruitment activity nationwide. Monster has taken due care in compiling and processing the data available from various sources for Monster Employment Index, but does not guarantee the accuracy, adequacy or completeness of any information and is not responsible for any errors or omissions or action / decision taken or for the results obtained from the use of such information. Monster Employment Index was first launched in India in May 2010 with data collected since October 2009 followed by Gulf in April 2011 with data collected since October 2010; Singapore in May 2014 with data collected since January 2011; Philippines and Malaysia in May 2015 with data collected since February 2014.

December 2018 Index Highlights:

  • Online recruitment in Singapore maintained its positive uptrend in December 2018, with 5% year-on-year growth since December 2017, as per the latest Monster Employment Index (MEI).
  • IT, Telecom, BPO/ITES recorded the most positive growth among all industries monitored, with a 23% y-o-y spike.
  • 8 out of 12 occupations monitored showed positive demand growth, and Legal professionals were the most in-demand with 9% year-on-year growth.
  • Healthcare professionals witnessed the most significant demand drop of 9% between December 2017 and 2018.